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DISCUSSION PAPERS

Aldy, Joseph E., and Seamus J. Smyth. "Heterogeneity in the Value of Life." Discussion Paper 2014-55. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, June 2014.

Martin, Ian W. R., and Robert S. Pindyck. "Averting Catastrophes: The Strange Economics of Scylla and Charybdis." Discussion Paper 2014-54. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, June 2014.

Covert, Thomas R. "Experiential and Social Learning in Firms: The Case of Hydraulic Fracturing in the Bakken Shale." Discussion Paper 2014-53. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May 2014.

Allcott, Hunt, and Richard Sweeney. "Information Disclosure through Agents: Evidence from a Field Experiment." Discussion Paper 2014-52. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2014. Two page summary available here.

Heal, Geoffrey M., and Jisung Park. "Feeling the Heat: Temperature, Physiology & the Wealth of Nations." Discussion Paper 2014-51. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, January 2014.

Kopczuk, Wojciech, Justin Marion, Erich Muehlegger, and Joel Slemrod. "Do the Laws of Tax Incidence Hold? Point of Collection and the Pass-through of State Diesel Taxes." Discussion Paper 2013-50. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, December 2013. Two page summary available here.

Drake, David F., and Stefan Spinler. "Sustainable Operations Management: An enduring stream or a passing fancy?" Discussion Paper 2013-49. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, July 2013.

Herrnstadt, Evan, and Erich Muehlegger. "Weather, Salience of Climate Change and Congressional Voting." Discussion Paper 2013-48. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, June 2013.

Cicala, Steve. "When Does Regulation Distort Costs? Lessons from Fuel Procurement in U.S. Electricity Generation." Discussion Paper 2013-47. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May 2013.

Talbott, Will. "Lighting the Way: Unlocking Performance Gains in Electricity Distribution and Retailing in India." Discussion Paper 2013-46. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May 2013.

Seo, Hee Kwon. "Can Behavioral Biases Explain Demand for a Harmful Pesticide? Evidence from India." Discussion Paper 2013-45. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May 2013.

Weitzman, Martin. "A Voting Architecture for the Governance of Free-Driver Externalities, with Application to Geoengineering." Discussion Paper 2013-44, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May 2013.

Marquis, Christopher and Michael W. Toffel. "When Do Firms Greenwash? Corporate Visibility, Civil Society Scrutiny, and Environmental Disclosure." Discussion Paper 2012-43. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, December 2012.

Simcoe, Timothy and Michael W. Toffel. "Public Procurement and the Private Supply of Green Buildings." Discussion Paper 2012-42. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, December 2012.

Duflo, Esther, Michael Greenstone, and Hanna, Rema. "Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves." Discussion Paper 2012-41, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2012.

Greenstone, Michael, and Rema Hanna. "Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India." Discussion Paper 2012-40, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2012.

Hornbeck, Richard, Pinar Keskin. "The Historically Evolving Impact of the Ogallala Aquifer: Agricultural Adaptation to Groundwater and Drought." Discussion Paper 2012-39, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2012.

Drake, David. "Carbon Tariffs: Effects in Settings with Technology Choice and Foreign Comparative Advantage." Discussion Paper 2012-38, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2012.

Drake, David, Paul R. Kleindorfer, and Luk N. Van Wassenhove. "Technology Choice and Capacity Portfolios Under Emissions Regulation." Discussion Paper 2012-37, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2012.

Schmalensee, Richard and Robert N. Stavins. "The SO2 Allowance Trading System: The Ironic History of a Grand Policy Experiment," Discussion Paper 2012-36, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, August 2012.

Meeks, Robyn. "Water Works: The Economic Impact of Water Infrastructure," Discussion Paper 2012-35, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, July 2012.

Lu, Eric. "The Impacts of Green Pigovian Taxes on Urban Inequality in China," Discussion Paper 2012-34, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, July 2012.

Ranson, Matthew and Robert N. Stavins. "Post-Durban Climate Policy Architecture Based on Linkage of Cap-and-Trade Systems," Discussion Paper 2012-33, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, June 2012.

Li, Shanjun, Joshua Linn, and Erich Muehlegger. “Gasoline Taxes and Consumer Behavior,” Discussion Paper 2012-32, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, February 2012.

Clemenz, Gerhard. “Unilateral Emission Tax and Intra-Industry Trade: An Ideal Variety Approach,” Discussion Paper 2012-31, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, February 2012.

Chan, Gabriel, Robert Stavins, Robert Stowe, and Richard Sweeney. The SO2 Allowance Trading System and the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Reflections on Twenty Years of Policy Innovation. Cambridge, Mass.: Report for Harvard Environmental Economics Program, Harvard Kennedy School, January 2012.

Aldy, Joseph E. and Robert N. Stavins. "The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon: Theory and Experience." Discussion Paper 2011-30, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, October, 2011.

Aldy, Joseph E. and Robert N. Stavins. “Using the Market to Address Climate Change: Insights from Theory and Experience.” Discussion Paper 2011-29, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September, 2011.

Glassman, Jonathan and Vilas Rao. "Evaluating the Economic Benefits and Future Opportunities of the Maine Island Trail Association" Discussion Paper 2011-28, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May, 2011.

Salovaara, Jackson. "Coal to Natural Gas Fuel Switching and CO2 Emissions Reduction" Discussion Paper 2011-27, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May, 2011.

Cross, Robin, Andrew J. Plantinga and Robert N. Stavins. “The Value of Terroir: Hedonic Estimation of Vineyard Sale Price” Discussion Paper 2011--26 , Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, January, 2011.

Henderson, Rebecca and Richard G. Newell. “Accelerating Energy Innovation: Insights from Multiple Sectors” Discussion Paper 2010--25 , Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, December, 2010.

Kremer, Michael, Edward Miguel, Jessica Leino and Alex Peterson Zwane. “Spring Cleaning: Rural Water Impacts, Valuation, and Property Rights Institutions” Discussion Paper 2010-24, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2010.

Kremer, Michael, Amrita Ahuja and Alex Peterson Zwane. “Providing Safe Water: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations” Discussion Paper 2010-23, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2010.

Stavins, Robert N. "The Problem of the Commons: Still Unsettled After 100 Years" Discussion Paper 2010-22, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2010.

Frankel, Jeffrey "The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey " Discussion Paper 2010-21, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2010.

Weitzman, Martin L.  “GHG Targets as Insurance Against Catastrophic Climate Damages”   Discussion Paper 2010-20, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, September 2010.

Cooper, Richard N.Europe's Emissions Trading System  Discussion Paper 2010-19, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, August 2010.

Olmstead, Sheila and Robert N. StavinsThree Key Elements of Post-2012 International Climate Policy Architecture  Discussion Paper 2010-18, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, July 2010.

 Goulder, Lawrence H. and Robert N. StavinsInteractions between State and Federal Climate Change Policies” Discussion Paper 2010-17, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, July 2010.

Matheny, Andrew Philip "Reducing the impact of price shocks in energy-intensive economies"  Discussion Paper 2010-16, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May 2010.

Behrer, A. Patrick “Building in the Mountains: A hedonic analysis of the value of degraded mountain views using GIS modeling”   Discussion Paper 2010-15, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May 2010.

Jack, B. Kelsey “Allocation in environmental markets: A field experiment with tree planting contracts”   Discussion Paper 2010-14, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, May 2010.

Stavins, Robert and Robert Hahn “The Effect of Allowance Allocations on Cap-and-Trade System Performance”   Discussion Paper 2010-13, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, March 2010.

Glaeser, Edward L. Siqi Zheng, Rui Wang, and Matthew E. Kahn  “The Greenness of China: Household Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development”   Discussion Paper 2010-12, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, January 2010.

Weitzman, Martin L.  “Reactions to the Nordhaus Critique”   Discussion Paper 2009-11, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Weitzman, Martin L.  “Some Basic Economics of Extreme Climate Change”   Discussion Paper 2009-10, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Frankel, Jeffrey "Global Environmental Policy and Global Trade Policy " Discussion Paper 2009-09, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Frankel, Jeffrey "An Elaborated Proposal for Global Climate Policy Architecture: Specific Formulas and Emission Targets for All Countries in All Decades" Discussion Paper 2009-08, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Cooper, Richard N. “The Case for Charges on Greenhouse Gas Emissions”   Discussion Paper 2009-07, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Stavins, Robert and Judson Jaffe "Linkage of Tradable Permit Systems in International Climate Policy Architecture" Discussion Paper 2009-06, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Stavins, Robert “Environmental Economics”   Discussion Paper 2009-05, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Zeckhauser, Richard, Carolyn Kousky, and John Pratt. “Virgin Versus Experienced Risks   Discussion Paper 2009-04, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Zeckhauser, Richard and Cass R. Sunstein. “Dreadful Possibilities, Neglected Probabilities   Discussion Paper 2009-03, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Zeckhauser, Richard and Cass R. Sunstein. "Overreaction to Fearsome Risks"   Discussion Paper 2009-02, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics Program, April 2009.

Stavins, Robert and S.M. Olmstead. “Comparing Price and Non-Price Approaches to Urban Water
Conservation
.” Discussion Paper 2009-01, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Environmental Economics
Program, April 2009.

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